Somaliland: Support Dr Edna Aden Improve Maternal and Child Health in the Country


Foreign and local surgeons perfoming a life surgery on a baby at the Edna Aden Hospital in Hargeisa Somaliland

Somalilandsun – The Edna Hospital will sponsor the first conference in Somaliland on surgery for children with congenital and acquired defects. The conference is scheduled for September 21, 2015, and will showcase the work that has been done at since the Hargeisa based hospital since 2011.
The symposium will also feature speakers who are working with pediatric patients in Kenya, Ethiopia and elsewhere.
This was reported by Thomas Kraemer a member of a surgical team composed visiting surgerons and local doctors at the Edna Hospital that Over the past week, held surgery camps to improve the lives of mothers and children in Somaliland. Continue reading

Also visit a blog series on the hospital’s website with highlights the work being done to provide much needed medical care for young babies who suffer from birth defects and life altering medical conditions.